# How to use Excel AVERAGE function

## SUMMARY INFO

All the basic information regarding Excel AVERAGE function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)

 Function: AVERAGE Function Category: Statistical Description: Returns the average of its arguments Return Value: A number representing the average. Syntax: =AVERAGE (number1, [number2], …) Applies to: Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000 Other languages: English: AVERAGE French: MOYENNE German: MITTELWERT Spanish: PROMEDIO Dutch: GEMIDDELDE Italian: MEDIA Russian: СРЗНАЧ Danish: MIDDEL Swedish: MEDEL Portuguese (Brazil): MÉDIA Polish: ŚREDNIA Finnish: KESKIARVO Norwegian: GJENNOMSNITT Portuguese (Portugal): MÉDIA Czech: PRŮMĚR Hungarian: ÁTLAG Turkish: ORTALAMA All Other Languages: AVERAGE Related Functions: MAX, MIN

## EXCEL AVERAGE FUNCTION DETAILS

Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.

### =AVERAGE (number1, [number2], …)

number1  A number or cell reference that refers to numeric values.
number2 [optional]  A number or cell reference that refers to numeric values.

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Microsoft Office support page – Excel AVERAGE function:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/AVERAGE-function-047bac88-d466-426c-a32b-8f33eb960cf6

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